Marica McKeel, AIA is an architect based in New York City and focused on contemporary residential design. Projects include urban and non-urban residences, retail and furniture design in and around NYC. We have recently completed a modern home in the foothills of the Catskill Mountains and are currently designing and working on other contemporary houses in Upstate NY’s Hudson Valley region. Marica founded Studio MM, pllc in 2010.

Marica McKeel:  architect.  designer.  foodie.  entrepreneur.

In 2003 Marica moved to New York City to get her Masters in Architecture from Parsons and after graduating decided to make NYC her permanent home. She has experience across a broad range of building sectors having worked for Santiago Calatrava in New York from 2007 through 2010 on various projects including The World Trade Center Transportation Hub, the Chicago Spire and the Campus Master Plan for Florida Polytechnic University. Previous experience focused on designing residential projects in Tampa where she was partially responsible for developing the Channelside 212 Lofts, one of the first projects designed to bring residential housing into downtown Tampa. Marica holds a Master of Architecture from Parsons School of Design and a Bachelor of Environmental Design in Architecture from North Carolina State University. Her work has been featured in various journals and publications including Tampa Bay Business Journal and Florida Architecture magazine, and most recently the Upstater, the Novedge blog: The Edge and Houzz.


Wondering about the process of Working with an Architect?

In our blog, The Architect’s Notebook, we describe how the process of Working with an Architect actually works, answering questions like How to Get Started? and How Much Does it Cost? We walk you through the entire process from initial planning and design through construction of your home:

5 Part Series: Working with an Architect

From creativity + problem solving to leadership + collaboration, Working with an Architect adds VALUE to your design and can save you time and money. Our goal at Studio MM is to find a solution which is not only beyond our clients expectations but also one that will positively influence their everyday lives.